Springfield, Illinois has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Springfield has a general population of 111,454 and an overall student population of 14,629. Approximately 8,236 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Springfield, by student population, is Springfield College in Illinois. In 2010, Springfield College in Illinois graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Springfield. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Springfield was $5,785 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,189.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Springfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 61 engineers in Illinois were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of engineers in Springfield is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Springfield is $76,210 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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